List of famous people who died by burning, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by burning are listed alphabetically and include the famous burn victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.
The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Robert Emmett O'Connor, Linda Darnell, and Van Nest Polglase.These notable fire deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has fire as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Linda Darnell was an American film actress. Darnell was a model as a child, and progressed to theater and film acting as an adolescent. At the encouragement of her mother, she made her first film in 1939, and appeared in supporting roles in big budget films for 20th Century Fox throughout the 1940s. She rose to fame with co-starring roles opposite Tyrone Power in adventure films and established a main character career after her role in Forever Amber. Furthermore, she won critical acclaim for her work in Unfaithfully Yours and A Letter to Three Wives. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 42 (1923-1965)
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of Americasee more on Linda Darnell
Valentin Vasiliyevich Bondarenko was a Soviet fighter pilot selected in 1960 for training as a cosmonaut. He died as the result of burns sustained in a fire during a 15-day low-pressure endurance experiment in Moscow. The government concealed the death, along with Bondarenko's membership in the cosmonaut corps, until 1980. A crater on the Moon's far side is named after him. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 24 (1937-1961)
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Soviet Unionsee more on Valentin Bondarenko
Gwili Andre was a Danish model and actress who had a brief career in Hollywood films. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 51 (1908-1959)
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmarksee more on Gwili Andre
Martha Mansfield was an American actress in silent films and vaudeville stage plays. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 24 (1899-1923)
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New Yorksee more on Martha Mansfield